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Re: [ontolog-forum] {Disarmed} Reality and Truth

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From: Ingvar Johansson <ingvar.johansson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2007 10:26:38 +0200
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Waclaw Kusnierczyk schrieb:
> I am inclined to
> follow Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle
> Maintenance, when he said, ‘When one person suffers from a
> delusion, it is called insanity. When many people suffer from
> a delusion it is called Religion.’"
> Perhaps it would be interesting to argue, chaining to previous 
> discussions, that if *all* people suffer from a delusion, it is called 
> 'science'.
>       (01)

When scientists in the humanities, the social sciences, and the 
information sciences suffer from the delusion that it is impossible to 
make a distinction between delusion and reality, it it is called 'social 
constructivism'.    (02)

Ingvar J    (03)

Ingvar Johansson
IFOMIS, Saarland University
     home site: http://ifomis.org/
     personal home site:
     http://hem.passagen.se/ijohansson/index.html      (04)

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